The pictures are devastating. A nation barely scraping by has been leveled by a massive earthquake and the human toll may number in the millions. Buildings collapsed and what little infrastructure that existed has been wiped out.
As usual, Americans will jump in to aleviate the suffering and, hopefully, save some lives. And we should.
But we will be doing this on borrowed money because our government has been running up massive debt for so long that we are in a massive financial hole.
But what happens when we can no longer borrow money to support extravagant and unaffordable Socialism currently being forced upon is? Even China, a Communist country, is lecturing us on the danger of the massive and rising debt.
At some point, the United States will no longer be able to respond to horrible tragedies like the one in Haiti because we can’t afford it.
And when we are financially unable to help our fellow humans, how easy will it be to sit back, helpless, and let others die?